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mire n ā,f., (mer) madness,frenzy,infatuation, used ofungoverned
orreckless passion,conduct,etc., rather than ofinsanity,
often of atemporarystate due toexcitementoranger, or of
martial fury (sometimes in a favourable sense).mór coll
85ceille, mor mire, Thes. ii 296.8 (Cod. Boern.).eochair mire
mellgal, ZCP vi 270 § 4. ro lín dasacht ┐ m. ¤ in rig, PH 746.
is math[g]amain ar miri, Fian. 60.16 .tri meic cen mórmiri,
LL 141b38 .Temair . . . cen luathi cen læchmiri`frenzy of
heroes
', Met. Dinds. i 10. gabait na heilifaint for miri ┐
dasacht, Marco P. 114. ar mire mad , Deut. xxviii 34. an
5drong atá ar meire, Psa. cii 8. g s.as attrib.:do Pharaon mire
infatuated , MacAingil 71.17 .In late lit. often oflevityor
frivolity, occas. in favourable sense ofsprightliness,mirth:
ainbhfios mor no mireadh, Luc. Fid. 253.20 .m. ¤ ┐ macnas na
hanma, TSh. 8723. lán do mhire, do mhenmain, do lúth
10` energy ', FM vi 2234.18 .do bhí im' ruire-se m. ¤ ┐ míne,
Hackett xxxix 129 ( Keat. Poems 761 ). —In Anecd. i 39.3 :
do bí mire a cuirr chíamair, readmise.

mírín n m.(dim. ofmír)alittle bit,small morsel: m. ¤ aráin, Fél.
110.33 (quoted Keat. iii 770 ).

15 mirr n f.(Lat.myrrha) myrrh. m. ¤ ┐ tuis is dergór(gifts of the
Magi), SR 7540. PH 7017. Aráib co m. ¤ co túis, LL 135b6 .
miorr, Gen. xliii 11. íocluibh iomorro an mhiorr, TSh. 7685.

mirra n f.late form ofmirr.corp Rolanduis do chumhdach do
bhalsaimm ┐ do m. ¤ , ITS xix 98.1 .do chumdaigetar cuirp . . .
20maille re m. ¤ , BLism. 107rb36 .

mirrda io, iā adj.formed frommirr?tri .l.c. n-anart co ndath
n-adarc m. ¤ mán, LL 296a23 = SG 362.14 .

mirte n(Lat.myrtus?)amyrtle-shrub? mirti mora . . . ar na
tarraiṅg a tendtaib talman, TTebe 1565 .

25 mis g s.inn.l. SliabMis ,name of amountaininKerry , see
Hogan Onom. s.v. māl Mis (.i. rígmontis), Ériu ii 5.14 (of
Cúroí m. Daire).

1 mísach n(mí`month'?)acalendar? name of ahalidomorrelic:
tri mergi acu .i. in chathach ┐ in clog Padraic ┐ in M. ¤ Cairnig,
30 RC xxiii 404.16 = MS. Mat. 600.17 ; probablyacalendaror
martyrology , seeO'Curry,op. cit. 600 , and RC xxxiv 36.

2 mísach n f. mísach, IGT Dec. § 37 (no pl.);g s. snúadh óir na
míscha , ex. 953 .Perhaps aplant-name: míosach` fairy-flax ',
O'R. míonsach(míosach,míseach)id., Dinneen .míosach
35(míseach) ` pansy,spurge ', Hog. Luibh. Seeminmach.

1 miscad(-scath,-scaid) n f. acurse,malediction, esp. of
comminatory utterancesofsaints;perhaps compd. ofmí-
andscoth`words, speech', as suggested by Corm. Y 859 :
miscath .i. mí-innsci. Scath .i. innsci; folld. by O'Cl. :mio-
40scaith .i. mi-innsci no drochinnsce(cf. roscad).miscaid .i.
mallachtut estmiscaid fri ceird cainti, O'Dav. 1211. miscath
.i. mallacht, Lec. Gl. 310. aincis is mioscaith . . . dha ṡenainm
na mallachta, For. Foc. 29. trí[s]t ┐ m. ¤ Patraic . . . for cech
flaith, Ériu i 219.5 .nach miscath doratad . . . for cech n-oen
45conascar regt nDe, Anecd. iii 25. fó míscaid bretheman brátha,
FA 34. fagcbaim . . . miscid . . . for Coisemnach, BColm. 78.6 .
eirgg dot tig ┐ beir miscaid a curse with you! LL 272a30 =
RC xiii 381.7 .tre misgaith naomh-Ruadhain, BNnÉ 323
n. 9 .do chedhaigh . . . a misccaith ┐ a mallacht d'inis
50Éiremhóin, FM vi 2294.26 .

miscadach adj o, ā. (miscaid) accursed: fri claind Cáin miscadaig,
SR 2422 ,cf. 2392 .o Cháin míscadach, PH 1622. do shíl Cain
miscathaig, RC xxvi 162 § 48. ZCP iv 236 § 20.

miscais n n,f., (compd. ofcais`hatred', Ped. ii 10 ; for prefixcf.
55 misceird,misimbertand see Wortk. § 9 ). O.Ir.miscuis; the
g.s. does not occur in Glosses. Mid.Ir.g s. miscsen, LU 783
(as if<miscsiu), latermiscen, LB 256b32 (miscin, ZCP i 459.
14 ), whence arises a new oblique stemmisc(e)n-,g s. miscne
(miscine, ZCP xiii 266.2 ),pl. miscena, Triads 179. Rarely
60treated asā-st.;do tabairtmiscai[s]ear Find, Rawl. B 506
fo. 47d ( O'Don. 2387 ).
Hatred,dislike: cais .i. m. ¤ , LU 784 ,cf. Corm. Y 940. As
pred. with copulahateful,hated: is miscuis do Dia, gl.inimica
est Deo, Wb. 3d33 .cid nech bad mó m. ¤ lat the one whom
65thou shouldst most hate
, SR 6001. raba m. ¤ lé-side a leschland,
LL 218a25 ( TTr. 86 ). PH 6665. fá mioscais leó an tí Niall,
FM vi 2344.4 . (Compar.)conidh misgaisiu lasna tuathaibh na
tigerna clechtait forru innāt na tigernada aili that the peoples
hate the rulers with whom they are acquainted more than other
70rulers
, CCath. 5106. Assubst.:doratsat . . . m. ¤ moir do Ner
they hated Nero greatly, PH 1906. tardsat uile m. ¤ dia trebaire,
Aen. 1763. With obj. gen.:arna epret is ara miscuis . . . act
is ara seircc out of hatred to them . . . out of love to them,
Wb. 7d8 .ni ar do miscuis(miscaisLU)not from dislike of
75you
, TBC² 1148. rofidir a m. ¤ acon ingin he knew the girl
hated him
, ZCP i 459.29 .do dhioghail a mhisccne for R. to
punish R. for his animosity towards him
, FM v 2330.24 . With
subj. gen.athing hated, anobjectofhatred: m. ¤ na ṅgataige
one hated of thieves, IT iii 74 § 34 = Bruchst. i § 50 .miscus
80gach buirb a tinchosc the churl hates reproof(?), Ériu ii 229 § 9.
mioscuis Ephraim the envy of E., Isa. xi 13. miosguis, Eg.
Gl. 112. Pl.in distributive sense:trí miscena [miscnav.l.]
indsci`three hateful things in speech', Triads 179. inti oca mbítis
miscne, RC xx 248 § 51. eter miscenaib(=inter odia), PH 5924.

85 miscaisech adj o, ā. hateful,odious: tiagarna fuar no m. ¤ , Ériu
v 138.11 .Cáin miscuiseach,R.I.A.23 E 26 p. 8 .Cf. miscsech.